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Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

Most of the world welcomed the 2017 new year on Jan. 1, but the holiday falls on a different date in Chinese culture. Also referred to as Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar, so the date changes annually. The 2017 Chinese New Year begins Jan. 28 and the celebration [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

50 Days After Demonetisation, Real Estate Deals Remain Few And Far Between

50 Days After Demonetisation, Real Estate Deals Remain Few And Far Between

The government’s decision to withdraw notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 was intended to attack the black economy. A natural corollary to this was a likely hit to the real sector, which, for long, has been considered a refuge for unaccounted money. The trends so far suggest some immediate hit to deals but clarity [...]

December 30, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on 50 Days After Demonetisation, Real Estate Deals Remain Few And Far Between

PE deals up 22% in real estate: Cushman & Wakefield

PE deals up 22% in real estate: Cushman & Wakefield

HYDERABAD, NOVEMBER 3:   Private equity inflows into real estate increased 22 per cent to Rs.28,300 crore (USD 4.24 billion) as of September 30 2016, up from Rs. 23,200 crore (USD 3.60 billion) recorded during the same period last year. Real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield in its report on Private Equity investments in Real Estate [...]

November 3, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on PE deals up 22% in real estate: Cushman & Wakefield

Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

Duke Energy announced it has reached an agreement to sell its international businesses in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina to I Squared Capital for approximately $1.2 billion enterprise value (cash and the assumption of debt). This represents the full remainder of the Latin American businesses Duke Energy is exiting. The after-tax proceeds [...]

October 12, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Duke Energy Corp. has reached deals to sell the bulk of its international energy business for about $2.4 billion, roughly the lowered value of the businesses in its books. Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke, which last year bought Piedmont Natural Gas as it shifted focus to its regulated utilities business in the U.S., will keep its equity [...]

October 12, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Duke Energy Corp. has reached deals to sell the bulk of its international energy business for about $2.4 billion, roughly the lowered value of the businesses in its books. Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke, which last year bought Piedmont Natural Gas as it shifted focus to its regulated utilities business in the U.S., will keep its equity [...]

October 12, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Duke Energy Reaches Deals to Sell Bulk of Its International Energy Business

Brexit trade deals: the gruelling challenge of taking back control

Brexit trade deals: the gruelling challenge of taking back control

Brexit means Brexit is the slogan of Theresa May’s new government, but more than a month after the seismic decision to leave the EU, no one knows what Brexit means. Only one thing is sure – unpicking Britain’s membership will be a monumental task requiring years of arduous and painstaking negotiations. “I just can’t imagine [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Brexit trade deals: the gruelling challenge of taking back control

Do real estate agents need certification to broker deals?

Do real estate agents need certification to broker deals?

New Delhi: Picture this: You’re planning to buy a home, and have scooped up your savings, secured bank finance, and struck a deal with a seller: A decision that would lead to a monthly drain on your finances for over a decade. Would you trust a property broker ill-educated in the legal requirements, approvals and [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Do real estate agents need certification to broker deals?

Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

In last week’s Notebook, we predicted that multifamily property sales in the Twin Cities metro are likely to eclipse last year’s record for total sales volume and that many of those deals are by well-funded national investment firms. Aeon, a Twin Cities nonprofit organization, has also been an active and successful bidder. It recently paid [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

In last week’s Notebook, we predicted that multifamily property sales in the Twin Cities metro are likely to eclipse last year’s record for total sales volume and that many of those deals are by well-funded national investment firms. Aeon, a Twin Cities nonprofit organization, has also been an active and successful bidder. It recently paid [...]

July 9, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate notebook: Aeon’s latest deals preserve workforce housing

Mega deals morph into mega problems for Wall Street

Mega deals morph into mega problems for Wall Street

If 2015 was a dream year for Wall Street’s top dealmakers, 2016 is starting to take a nightmarish turn. Some of the mega transactions that had champagne corks popping in boardrooms are running into antitrust problems and, in the case of pharmaceutical firm Pfizer Inc’s (PFE.N) $160 billion takeover of rival Allergan PLC (AGN.N), political [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Mega deals morph into mega problems for Wall Street